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Windows 7: Partitioning Help Needed

09 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
Partitioning Help Needed

My main OS (Windows 7) is installed on Local Disk (C:). I shrinked Local Disk (C:) and I wanted to create a new simple volume to install Ubuntu on it but when I try to create the simple volume it will give me this error. How do I fix it?

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09 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1

If you haven't clicked "Yes" DO NOT. You will create a dynamic disk which will be a headache for you.
Windows 7 can only have a maximum of 4 primary partition. Many computer suppliers configure their systems with 4 primary partitions like yours. For more partitions you will need to make the data disk D: a logical partition. Then you can make more logical partitions without your disk turning into a dynamic disk.
Here is a tutorial
Partition or Volume - Create New

Before you make any changes to your disk partitioning make sure you have backed up. It can always go wrong.
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